Measuring inbreeding allows study to isolate rulers from circumstances
Sebastian Edwards finds Keynes’ public take-down of Roosevelt’s gold policies still relevant today
And if so, who’s going to pay?
In Japan, speedier commutes let workers live farther from jobs, taking some pressure off high-priced housing markets
Using voting records from a unique transition in the 19th-century Caribbean, Christian Dippel examines the embrace of self-interest by new legislators
Public bonds compete against other investments; a model of that relationship
Nico Voigtländer found that to combat arbitrary taxes and corruption, merchants persuaded the king to cede control
Large study sees increases in education, declines in public assistance
Analysis also suggests a more rapid economic recovery by keeping workers and employers allied
Construction permitting power taken from cities that resisted development
A study looks at how changes in FDA labeling affect pediatric utilization of drugs
Examining local-level plans and behavior to uncover drivers of failed compliance with expert advice
Researchers take on the difficult job of isolating for-profit prisons from a host of other factors
Reliable, widespread testing regimen could help jump-start economy
What happened when the Argentine government lied about inflation numbers?
Should tax-collecting agencies keep audit activity secret to discourage cheating?